• Radiance of Tomorrow
  • Life Must Go On

    After the civil war, Imperi, a small Sierra Leonean town, tries to rebuild the life it used to have. Three characters, Kadie, Moiwa and Kainesi, come to their native town waiting for the return of the younger generation. Everybody is willing to start anew. However, after a while, their goodwill and energy cannot resist material […]

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  • The Rising of the Ashes | Tahar Ben Jelloun

    In this country the dead travel as statues and flames They wear eyeglasses and stretch out their scorched arms for flight. We say they became invisible Left to offer the living the years that remained of their lives. Thus only years litter the desert: a century, more. Lives for the taking, as jackals gorged on […]

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  • An African Saga

    Ségou, south-centre of present-day Mali, cradle of the Bambara people, 18th century. At the the center of Ségou is Dousika, a nobleman close to the Mansa, the regional king, embodiment of power and wealth, everything the Ségou society stands for. It is Dousika, whose household comprises three wives, one concubine and four sons, through whom […]